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Whitehorse: Exploring Yukon's Capital City

On the Yukon River and under the northern lights, this town is packed with wild spaces and historic charm.<p>Urgent knuckles rap against my bedroom door. I open my eyes. The clock says 2:17 a.m. At the door stands the man I met at dinner. He’s in shorts, winded, fog seeping from his breath in the …

Northern Lights

11 Blissful Escapes Around The World

Whether you are looking to relax or rave, these experiences will give you a mental and physical reboot.<p>1. Cool Cloister<p><b>Quebec City, Canada</b> <br>Recently opened in the heart of Old Quebec, Le Monastère des Augustines offers the serenity of a convent but with options for yoga and scrapbooking thrown in. …

Travel Photography

Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland’s golden shores and steep cliffs set the scene for a beautiful weekend, an epic road trip, and unforgettable moments along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Ireland

Yukon's Kluane National Park and Reserve: Reaching the Top of Canada

Discover Canada's highest peak, largest ice fields, and most diverse grizzly bear population in Kluane National Park and Reserve.<p>I have a confession: I am scared of bears.<p>This is not a writer’s device to set up drama in an article about the great outdoors of the Yukon. I am scared. Particularly …

National Parks

Three Days in Quebec City

Here's how to plan the perfect long weekend in this historic Canadian destination.<p>Winters in Canada can be strong, so Quebecers are among the first to hit the streets in the spring to dance in the sunshine at festivals and relax on café patios. Join them and it won’t be long before you too develop …

European Travel

17 of the World's Most Wild and Beautiful Places

Travel Photography

Pluto And Ceres May Become Planets Again Soon

This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree<p>Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, and NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will arrive at this dwarf planet on March 6, 2015.<p>Pluto is the largest object in the Kuiper belt, and NASA’s New Horizons …

Watch Dwarf Planet Ceres As It Spins

To everything, turn, turn, turn<p>NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is about to get up, close, and personal with Ceres, a dwarf planet that’s been lurking in the asteroid belt. As it approaches, Dawn has been snapping some amazing images of the rock, and it just took some of its highest-resolution photographs …

Second Bright Spot Is Further Evidence That Ceres Is A Death Star

Clearly its planet-destroying superlaser is just firing up<p>You can’t trick us, Ceres. Out there in the asteroid belt, in the dark space between Mars and Jupiter, you’ve been keeping secrets. Scientists thought your shiny white spot was probably some kind of ice or a glassy deposit from a volcanic …

8 Surprising Things We Might Find On Ceres

Who knows what might be lurking on this weird, tiny space rock<p>When NASA’s Dawn mission gets to Ceres on March 6, it’ll be our first up-close look at a dwarf planet. The spacecraft will spend the next year or so orbiting this big rock, snapping photos, scanning its interior, and trying to make sense …

Global Warming Could Be The Best Way To Terraform Mars

Finally, a good use for climate change<p>We’ve been looking for life on Mars for centuries. Humans have parsed every geological feature that we can find for traces of living neighbors, or at the very least, evidence that some type of creature lived on the red planet in the past. So far, no luck.<p>In the …

Everything We Know About Our Neighbor Proxima b

A potentially habitable world only 4.2 light years away<p>This summer, scientists announced that they had discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting our sun's nearest neighbor: Proxima Centauri, a red dwarf star 4.2 light years away. The exoplanet, Proxima b, is located in its star's habitable zone, …

Microbes Will Be Essential For Human Survival On Mars

They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?<p>When humans finally set foot on the dusty terrain of Mars, they will not be travelling alone. Some of the astronauts on future missions will be too small to …

The Cosmic Crash That Created Our Moon Was Crazier Than We Thought

A bigger smash solves everything.<p>Our moon has always inspired more questions than answers. How did this looming sphere first begin its night watch? Some ancient myths cast the Earth and moon as spouses or siblings. Others deemed it the home of the dead, or assigned deep meanings to eclipses or the …

Juno Is Still Stuck In The Wrong Orbit Around Jupiter

Problems with the spacecraft's engines are preventing it from entering a new orbit for observations<p>Things are really not going Juno's way.<p>The spacecraft made a triumphant arrival to Jupiter last July 4 and promptly settled into a stable orbit. But now it's having trouble getting <i>out</i> of that orbit.<p>On …

Laser-Eyed Device Could Speed Up NASA's Search For Life On Mars

BILI is like radar for biomolecules<p>A device originally designed to scan for toxins, pathogens, and other bio-hazards may one day come in handy on a Mars rover. NASA technologist Branimir Blagojevic from the Goddard Space Flight Center is testing out a prototype of the Bio-Indicator Lidar …